C295 Walkaround Tour

September 29th, 2020|0 Comments

For those that have flown in the old Buffalo aircraft this will stretch you imagination and mind ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_LcYDpmDpEo&feature=share&fbclid=IwAR2xcvmoBNx_ilUp39m7JH50tUfyevjiJizD4ycAoTAA2uNEZDpmw11E_5s  

Welcome Home “Kingfisher”

September 26th, 2020|0 Comments

Canada receives its first new fixed-wing search and rescue CC-295 aircraft Today, the #RCAF marked the arrival of the first aircraft of its future fixed-wing search and rescue fleet. The new fleet will be called [...]

ZONE EVALUATION SUCCESS

September 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Every 24 months each CASARA/PEP Air Zone must complete and pass an Evaluation deigned to determine operational readiness, training effectiveness and administrative compliance.  The Evaluation is undertaken by Canadian Armed Forces, CASARA National and PEP [...]

Search and Rescue in CANADA

September 6th, 2020|0 Comments

Looking for Waldo !

August 17th, 2020|0 Comments

  Two consecutive days, a total of 4 separate flights, August 14th & 15th. Doing what .... looking for targets that have been set by members in a variety of places anywhere between Nanaimo & [...]

Why We Train …….

August 17th, 2020|0 Comments

A scheduled Air Training Exercise, Aug 09, turned into a long 14 hour day for several of our members.  The plan was to conduct two flights North of Qualicum.   Just as the first flight was [...]

TRAINING RESUMES

July 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

Field training has been re-authorised by our National &  Provincial jurisdictions following the COVID Lockdown CASARA Nanaimo members took to the skies this past weekend for two flights.  Our Ground Homing team conducted a like [...]

Distress Beacon Rescue

June 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Sunday May 14.  Trenton JRCC CCCOC despatched a RCAF Hercules aircraft & Griffon helicopter to locate a Cessna 180 with 2 people on board following an emergency landing in Quebec. Both were airlifted, in good [...]